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Latter Day Saints

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints financial records, 1832-1882

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents

Contains land records, indentures, promissory notes, receipts, bills, and other materials related to businesses operated by the Church or its leaders. Includes materials from Kirtland, Ohio; Missouri; and Nauvoo, Illinois, dating from between 1832 and 1882.

Dates: 1832-1882

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints records, 1833-1861

Identifier: Vault MSS 76 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains deeds and bonds, tithing and donation records, receipts, minutes of conferences, and other materials related to Church business. Includes primarily records from the Kirtland and Nauvoo periods, with many relating to the construction of the Nauvoo Temple. Materials date from between 1833 and 1861.

Dates: Other: 1833-1861

John Haslem Clark life histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230332162]
Identifier: MSS SC 3198
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection describes the events of John Haslem Clark's life in his own words. He recalls his experience of traveling across the plains and settling in early Salt Lake City and Manti, and includes stories of encounters with Indians and the challenges of creating a life in newly-settled Utah. Also includes the genealogy of relatives and descendants of John Haslem Clark, Senior, John Haslem Clark's father.

Dates: 1920-1933

Coleman family histories

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305390]
Identifier: MSS SC 796
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescripts. File contains excerpts from three documents, all originally compiled by Evans Coleman: "History of the Coleman Family;" "Saint Johns Purchase;" and "Biography of Emma Beck Coleman." These documents were originally compiled between 1938 and 1942, although all of them refer to events either in Missouri during the late 1830s or in Arizona during the 1880s.

Dates: 1942

Collection of Kirtland and Nauvoo manuscripts

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 1699
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of the Kirtland Council Minute Book (1832-1837), photocopy of handwritten Nauvoo Library and Literary Institute records, and typescripts of the minute books of the High Council of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo, Illinois. The meeting minutes are in five books from 1840 to 1845 and document the function and activities of the leadership of the Mormon Church in Nauvoo.

Dates: 1832-1845

John Devitry-Smith research documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4164
Scope and Contents

John Devitry-Smith research documents, 1840-1988 contains material compiled by John Devitry-Smith while writing two BYU Studies articles. The collection includes three series: (1) Correspondence, 1987-1988; (2) Minute Book, 1862-1905; and (3) Research Materials and Manuscript, 1840-1971.

Dates: 1840-1988

Diggle family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197223103141]
Identifier: MSS 2208
Scope and Contents Mainly letters to the Samuel and Sarah Diggle family, in Iowa, from relatives, including Elizabeth W. Andrew and George Openshaw, Salt Lake City; Nancy W. Butterworth, Mary Diggle, and Mary Banks, Heywood, Lancashire, England; and Robert B. Whitaker, Kenosha, Wisconsin. Topics include family news, plural marriage, Brigham Young, and the family of Joseph Smith Jr. Envelopes accompany several of the letters. Includes letters from children of Elizabeth Andrew and Nancy Butterworth. Also...
Dates: 1854-1893

Kate Dunlap diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 49
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary of Dunlap's overland journey from Lee, Iowa to Montana by horse team in 1864. Dunlap wrote an introduction to the item, dated 30 January 1865, describing Montana and dedicated it to "My friends." Diary entries are very detailed and describe the geography of the overland route, food and camping conditions, encounters with Indian tribes, and trouble with thieves. Dunlap also mentions meeting several disillusioned Mormons. Dunlap's husband served as captain of the company and...
Dates: 1864-1865

E. Kent Kane general research, 1854-1974

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 9 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains articles, book and encyclopedia excerpts, notes, and other materials gathered by Kane during his research on historical topics related to the Kane family. Includes information on the Bucktails Regiment, the McKean and Elk Land and Improvement Company, the Civil War, and the Mormons. Materials date from between 1854 and 1974.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1854-1974

E. Kent Kane general research on the Kane family, 1851-1982

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 792 Series 9 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains typescripts, articles, notes, pamphlets, and correspondence gathered by Kane on the history of the Kane family. Materials date from between 1851 and 1982.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1851-1982